java.awt.datatransfer
Interface ClipboardOwner

All Known Implementing Classes:
StringSelection sample code for java.awt.datatransfer.StringSelection definition code for java.awt.datatransfer.StringSelection

public interface ClipboardOwner

Defines the interface for classes that will provide data to a clipboard. An instance of this interface becomes the owner of the contents of a clipboard (clipboard owner) if it is passed as an argument to Clipboard.setContents(java.awt.datatransfer.Transferable, java.awt.datatransfer.ClipboardOwner) sample code for java.awt.datatransfer.Clipboard.setContents(java.awt.datatransfer.Transferable, java.awt.datatransfer.ClipboardOwner) definition code for java.awt.datatransfer.Clipboard.setContents(java.awt.datatransfer.Transferable, java.awt.datatransfer.ClipboardOwner) method of the clipboard and this method returns successfully. The instance remains the clipboard owner until another application or another object within this application asserts ownership of this clipboard.

See Also:
Clipboard sample code for java.awt.datatransfer.Clipboard definition code for java.awt.datatransfer.Clipboard

Method Summary
 void lostOwnership sample code for java.awt.datatransfer.ClipboardOwner.lostOwnership(java.awt.datatransfer.Clipboard, java.awt.datatransfer.Transferable) definition code for java.awt.datatransfer.ClipboardOwner.lostOwnership(java.awt.datatransfer.Clipboard, java.awt.datatransfer.Transferable) (Clipboard sample code for java.awt.datatransfer.Clipboard definition code for java.awt.datatransfer.Clipboard  clipboard, Transferable sample code for java.awt.datatransfer.Transferable definition code for java.awt.datatransfer.Transferable  contents)
          Notifies this object that it is no longer the clipboard owner.
 

Method Detail

lostOwnership sample code for java.awt.datatransfer.ClipboardOwner.lostOwnership(java.awt.datatransfer.Clipboard, java.awt.datatransfer.Transferable) definition code for java.awt.datatransfer.ClipboardOwner.lostOwnership(java.awt.datatransfer.Clipboard, java.awt.datatransfer.Transferable)

void lostOwnership(Clipboard sample code for java.awt.datatransfer.Clipboard definition code for java.awt.datatransfer.Clipboard  clipboard,
                   Transferable sample code for java.awt.datatransfer.Transferable definition code for java.awt.datatransfer.Transferable  contents)
Notifies this object that it is no longer the clipboard owner. This method will be called when another application or another object within this application asserts ownership of the clipboard.

Parameters:
clipboard - the clipboard that is no longer owned
contents - the contents which this owner had placed on the clipboard